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Victoria Apodaca-Fisk

Position: Social Studies Teacher School: New Americas School School District: The New America Schools City, State: Las Cruces, New Mexico About the Nominee: Victoria Apodaca-Fisk was nominated by a colleague, Christopher Adams. Ms. Apodaca-Fisk is a LifeChanger because she is caring and responsive to the needs of her students and their families. She contiguously engages […]

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Maxine Anchondo

Position: Dual Language Teacher School: Ruidoso Middle School School District: Ruidoso Municipal Schools City, State: Ruidoso, New Mexico About the Nominee: Maxine Anchondo was nominated by a colleague, Christopher Adams. Ms. Anchondo is a LifeChanger because she is caring and attentive to the needs of her students and their families. She continuously seeks to engage […]

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Rosanna Lomeli

Position: Language Arts Teacher School: Ruidoso Middle School School District: Ruidoso Municipal Schools City, State: Ruidoso, New Mexico About the Nominee: Rosanna Lomeli was nominated by a colleague, Christopher Adams. Ms. Lomeli is a LifeChanger because she is attentive to the needs of her students. She continuously seeks new pathways for learning that engage her […]

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Tawnya Mortensen

Position: Bookkeeper School: Bernalillo Middle School School District: Bernalillo Public Schools City, State: Bernalillo, New Mexico About the Nominee: Tawnya Mortensen was nominated by her principal, Jacque Mangham. Tawyna Mortensen is dedicated to students! As a bookkeeper, she is always available to support student needs. She is patient, kind and truly cares about the welfare […]

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Kristy Hays

Position: ENLACE TeacherSchool: Deming High SchoolSchool District: Deming Public SchoolsCity, State: Deming, New MexicoAbout the Nominee: Kristy Hays is a LifeChanger at Deming High School because she provides a safe-space for students, particularly those who are often marginalized because of their cultural, linguistic and low-income backgrounds. She is a LifeChanger through her exceptional teaching skills […]